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NACWAA Blog: Inspiring Perspectives

The National Association of Collegiate Women Athletic Administrators (NACWAA) empowers, develops, assists, celebrates, affirms, involves and honors women in the field and takes a pro-active role in advancing them into positions of influence. NACWAA.org was built to inform,connect and inspire women in college athletics.

.@NACWAA at the WBCA National Convention
Author:  NACWAA April 10, 2014 The madness of March has come to an end as basketball season officially wraps up and another WBCA National Convention is in the books. The NACWAA team was thrilled to continue our partnership with ...[Read on]
#MovingtheNeedle: New Women ADs and 7 New to NACWAA
Author:  NACWAA March 27, 2014 Heather Benning is the new executive director of the Midwest Conference. She was formerly the assistant athletic director/SWA/associate professor of physical education/head women's soccer coach/T...[Read on]
Schuemann Named Fresno Pacific AD; Two Selected to Pathway Program
Author:  NACWAA Fresno Pacific University President Pete Menjares, Ph.D., announced the appointment of Leslie Schuemann as the university's director of athletics. Schuemann has served as the department's senior associat...[Read on]
Advancement, New Members to Kick Off 2014 via @NACWAA
Author:  NACWAA University of California-Berkeley Sandy Barbour has been named the PACnet College Athletics Keynote Speaker set to take place February 10. Read more Rutgers Director of Intercollegiate Athletics Julie Herman...[Read on]
Members on the Move, In the News via @NACWAA
Author:  NACWAA Former NACWAA Membership & Advocacy Intern Annie Butts has been hired as Assistant Director of Enrichment Services at Columbia University. Angie Duprey has taken a position with Children's Healthcare of Atlan...[Read on]
November Members on the Move via @NACWAA
Author:  NACWAA Dena Freeman-Patton has been hired as California State University, Bakersfield's first-ever associate athletics director for academics. She was previously associate athletics director for academic support at Georg...[Read on]
Leaning In Through @NACWAA: Sara Lillevand Judd
Author:  Annie Butts, NACWAA “Careers are a jungle gym, not a ladder….there’s only one way to get to the top of a ladder, but there are many ways to get to the top of a jungle gym. The jungle gym model benefits...[Read on]
#NACWAA13: Day 2
Author:  Sarah Arnold, #NACWAA13 attendee   Day 2: I woke up at 6:00 AM to hit the gym. As I went down the fitness center, I noticed every treadmill and elliptical was taken. I should have realized being at an "at...[Read on]
#NACWAA13: Day 1
Author:  Sarah Arnold, #NACWAA13 attendee   I arrived in San Diego after a short visit with family in Orange County. Upon entering the hotel, I was incredibly excited to meet new people and old friends. The NACWAA team did ...[Read on]
Football's Five Percent: New FBS Women ADs Meet on the Gridiron via @NACWAA
Author:  Annie Butts, NACWAA NACWAA members Julie Hermann and Heather Lyke are two of the 19 women who have advanced into intercollegiate athletics director, commissioner or NCAA vice president roles in 2013. Hermann is also NACW...[Read on]